Mom leaves unwanted kids at Houston firehouse
The mother dropped off her 2-year-old and 9-month-old sons at the firehouse, saying she was overwhelmed and couldn't take care of them anymore
HOUSTON — Authorities are still searching for relatives of two small children left behind by their mother at Houston fire station.
The two boys, ages 9 months and 2 years, were unharmed. According to the Houston Fire Department, their mother had gotten into a fight near HFD Station 73 on Wilcrest with the father of one of the boys. He told her he didn't want the children anymore.
The mother, with a stroller and baby bag in tow, then went to the fire station and told firefighters she was overwhelmed and couldn't take care of the boys either. Firefighters called police and CPS. The mother eventually left. Officers were able to find her and bring her back to the fire station, but the children were distressed the whole time.